The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 790 794 806
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 69 66 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.066% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 60 52 46
Average salary £39,250 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.77% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +10.38%
MCPD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29924 27047 28209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.17% 27.24% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 23958 21534 23405
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region.

MCPD Salary Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

MCPD Salary Histogram in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 24 £50,000 -13.04% 2
South East -19 14 £50,000 +11.11% 4
North East - 11 £32,500 -
East of England +3 8 £55,000 -15.38% 2
South West -15 8 £38,500 +18.46% 3
North West -10 2 £37,500 -3.22% 1
West Midlands -34 2 £46,250 +32.14% 2
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD.

1 107 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (83.18%) C#
3 79 (73.83%) .NET
4 75 (70.09%) Microsoft
5 71 (66.36%) SQL Server
6 66 (61.68%) SQL
6 66 (61.68%) ASP.NET
7 58 (54.21%) JavaScript
8 56 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (48.60%) CSS
10 51 (47.66%) MCSD
10 51 (47.66%) MVC
11 50 (46.73%) MS Excel
11 50 (46.73%) SharePoint
12 47 (43.93%) HTML
12 47 (43.93%) .NET Framework
13 38 (35.51%) Visual Studio
14 36 (33.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 36 (33.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (32.71%) SharePoint 2010
16 34 (31.78%) SharePoint 2013
17 31 (28.97%) MCTS
18 30 (28.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 29 (27.10%) Degree
20 28 (26.17%) Security Cleared
21 26 (24.30%) Windows
22 24 (22.43%) Scrum
22 24 (22.43%) SQL Server 2008
22 24 (22.43%) SC Cleared
23 20 (18.69%) jQuery

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (46.73%) SharePoint
2 35 (32.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 34 (31.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (18.69%) IIS
5 13 (12.15%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (4.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.74%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Apache
8 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (46.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.54%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS Project
4 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.41%) Office 365
3 2 (1.87%) PaaS
3 2 (1.87%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) DNS
2 4 (3.74%) SAN
2 4 (3.74%) FTP
3 2 (1.87%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) Extranet
3 2 (1.87%) VPN
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) LAN
4 1 (0.93%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) DHCP
4 1 (0.93%) Firewall
4 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (66.36%) SQL Server
2 24 (22.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (14.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (13.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.93%) MySQL
8 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (35.51%) Visual Studio
2 36 (33.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.48%) NUnit
4 6 (5.61%) MSBuild
4 6 (5.61%) CruiseControl
5 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.74%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.93%) MSTest
General
1 18 (16.82%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Automotive
2 14 (13.08%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.61%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Advertising
4 2 (1.87%) Legal
4 2 (1.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (74.77%) Developer
2 23 (21.50%) Applications Developer
3 21 (19.63%) .NET Developer
4 19 (17.76%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (7.48%) Architect
7 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (6.54%) .NET Applications Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.54%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.67%) SharePoint Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Software Architect
9 4 (3.74%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.80%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Designer
10 3 (2.80%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (73.83%) .NET
2 66 (61.68%) ASP.NET
3 52 (48.60%) CSS
4 47 (43.93%) HTML
4 47 (43.93%) .NET Framework
5 36 (33.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (28.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 20 (18.69%) jQuery
8 18 (16.82%) CSS3
9 15 (14.02%) WCF
10 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (11.21%) XML
12 9 (8.41%) HTML5
13 8 (7.48%) ADO.NET
13 8 (7.48%) Ajax
14 7 (6.54%) LINQ
14 7 (6.54%) XSLT
15 6 (5.61%) J2EE
15 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
16 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.67%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.87%) Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) W3C
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Blog
5 1 (0.93%) Life Science
5 1 (0.93%) Open Source
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.30%) Windows
2 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (47.66%) MVC
3 24 (22.43%) Scrum
4 18 (16.82%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (16.82%) ITIL
4 18 (16.82%) OO
5 16 (14.95%) CRM
5 16 (14.95%) SOA
5 16 (14.95%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (12.15%) UML
7 11 (10.28%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (9.35%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.48%) Project Management
9 8 (7.48%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.48%) TDD
9 8 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.54%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (6.54%) TOGAF
10 7 (6.54%) Workflow
11 6 (5.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (83.18%) C#
2 66 (61.68%) SQL
3 58 (54.21%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.76%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) VB6
7 1 (0.93%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (47.66%) MCSD
3 31 (28.97%) MCTS
4 29 (27.10%) Degree
5 28 (26.17%) Security Cleared
6 24 (22.43%) SC Cleared
7 20 (18.69%) MCP
8 17 (15.89%) MCAD
9 8 (7.48%) MCSE
10 7 (6.54%) MCITP
10 7 (6.54%) VCP4
11 5 (4.67%) DV Cleared
12 4 (3.74%) HND
12 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.87%) MCDBA
13 2 (1.87%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.93%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) XenApp
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (70.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) Oracle
3 5 (4.67%) HP
3 5 (4.67%) VMware
3 5 (4.67%) TOWER Software
4 4 (3.74%) Dell
4 4 (3.74%) Intel
5 2 (1.87%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.87%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.87%) Meridio
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec
6 1 (0.93%) Sophos
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